Historical Dance Class

Historical Dance Class

August 18, 2022 7:00 PM

Location: Old Presbyterian Kirche, 190 N Page St, Nauvoo
Dates: Thursdays 7:00-8:30 pm
Cost: $10 Online Registration or $15 at the Door (subject to available space)
Phone: 801-376-9618
Website: HistoricalMerriments.com/historical-dance-classes
Online Registration:HistoricalMerriments.com/store

Solve your dilemma of being born in the wrong century by dancing the jubilant dances of the 1800's at our Historical Dance Classes or Balls!
Online registration is highly recommended to guarantee your space due to the anticipated increase of attendance. Classes will be limited to 32 participants.

Nauvoo Stake Conference

Nauvoo Stake Conference

August 26-28, 2022

General Authority in Attendance TBA
Use code CONF822 for special offers and discounts.

A Neil Diamond Tribute & The Double Diamond Show Band

Location: The Legacy Theater
Date: Aug 27, 2022 7:00 pm
Phone: 217-357-9479
Website: https://www.thelegacytheater.com/

Keith Allynn was selected to be one of only a handful of Neil Diamond Tribute artists in the world to be featured in a documentary entitled "Diamond Mountain", actually being voted # 1 by his peers! He's the sound and look alike Neil Diamond back by popular demand...this time he's bringing a band! They will be perfoming Saturday, August 27th at 7:00 pm. at The Legacy Theater in Carthage.

84th Annual Nauvoo Grape Festival

84th Annual Nauvoo Grape Festival

Sep 02, 2022 - Sep 04, 2022

Location: Nauvoo State Park
Date: Sep 02, 2022 - Sep 04, 2022
Website: http://nauvoograpefestival.com

The Nauvoo Grape Festival is an annual celebration held the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend in the Nauvoo State Park and surrounding areas of Nauvoo. This long-running festival is packed with activities including competitive events, parades, live entertainment and more! The weekend also features the Festival on Wheels Car Show, one of the region's largest open air car shows.

Learn More! See the Festival Calendar!

45th Festival on Wheels Car Show

45th Festival on Wheels Car Show

Sep 03, 2022 - Sep 04, 2022

Location: Nauvoo State Park
Date: Sep 03, 2022 - Sep 04, 2022
Website: http://festivalonwheels.net/

Nauvoo is host to one of the largest and most impressive car shows in the region. The Festival on Wheels Car Show is an open-air showcase of classic cars from all stages of automobile history. Come see this amazing collection of cars and stay for great food & live music.

Click here for more information.

The Gambler Returns: The Ultimate Kenny Rogers Tribute

Location: Nauvoo State Park
Date: Sep 17, 2022 2:00 pm
Website: www.thelegacytheater.com

Experience the music of GRAMMY® Award-winning superstar Kenny Rogers. A musical experience that spans over six decades of hit after hit song! He will be performing Saturday, September 17th at 2:00 pm. at The Legacy Theater in Carthage.

6th Annual Scarecrow Festival

6th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Oct 01, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022

Location: Historic Downtown Nauvoo
Date: Oct 01, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022

Nauvoo is hosting the sixth annual Scarecrow Festival. Over thirty-five scarecrows will be on display along the Mulholland Street business district from October 1st through the month of October. Awards will be given to the top 3 entries. The crows are not scared by Covid 19. They will be socially distanced and are looking forward to both old and new "crows" to join them. They are welcoming back the popular minions.

Take advantage of the "Photo Frame" opportunity to have memories captured using your cell phone or camera.

The sixth annual Scarecrow Festival is sponsored by the Nauvoo Betterment Association, a group dedicated to promoting and encouraging improvements to the quality of life in Nauvoo.

Beatles vs Stones: A Musical Showdown

Beatles vs Stones: A Musical Showdown

October 8, 2022 7:00 PM

Location: The Legacy Theater
Date: October 8, 2022 7:00 PM
Phone: 217-357-9479
Website: https://www.thelegacytheater.com/

Two of the best tribute bands will put on the best concert that never was - The Beatles and the Rolling Stones. These two legendary bands will engage in a musical "shootout of the hits!' The bands alternate performances on stage and come together for an amazing encore making this a once-in-a-lifetime event!

Octoberfest - German Heritage Day

Octoberfest - German Heritage Day

Oct 28, 2022 6:00 pm

Location: Nauvoo Elementary School
Date: Oct 28, 2022 6:00 pm
Website: https://www.nauvooheritagefestivals.com/oktoberfest

Come celebrate Octoberfest in Nauvoo. The German polka band Heidelberg will be performing and German food will be available from a variety of vendors. Click here for more information.

Bootiful Nauvoo Pumpkin Walk

Location: Historic Downtown Nauvoo, IL
Date: Oct 29, 2022

The City of Nauvoo is again coming alive in the Halloween Spirit as it hosts its annual Pumpkin Walk Saturday, October 29th. This year's event will feature hundreds of hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns that will be lit and displayed along Mulholland Street. Watch for the pumpkin chunker cannon and the see the many costumes in the annual parade. Many of the Nauvoo merchants will operate on extended hours with specials, treats and entertainment throughout the day.

The Highwaymen LIVE: A Musical Tribute Show

Location: The Legacy Theater
Date: Nov 05, 2022 7:00 pm
Phone: 217-357-9479
Website: www.thelegacytheater.com

Perhaps the greatest country music supergroup in history, the Highwaymen traveled the world performing country music to millions of fans. Your audience will watch in amazement as each song, one hit after another is sung just as if they were seeing the original band perform. They will be perfoming Saturday, November 5th at 7:00 pm. at The Legacy Theater in Carthage.

My Gal Patsy: A Patsy Cline Tribute, Starring Josie Waverly

Location: The Legacy Theater
Date: Nov 19, 2022 7:00 pm
Phone: 217-357-9479
Website: www.thelegacytheater.com

This show will take you on a country music journey into what a night at a Patsy Cline concert would have been like and you won't want to miss one second of this trip! Josie's scripted performance and vocal capturing of Patsy Cline signature hit songs are sure to leave you feeling like you just witnessed a true Patsy Cline concert. She will be perfoming Saturday, November 19th at 7:00 pm. at The Legacy Theater in Carthage.

The Prophecy Show: Tribute to Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Location: The Legacy Theater
Date: Dec 09, 2022 7:00 pm
Phone: 217-357-9479
Website: www.thelegacytheater.com

Launching its 13th touring season of an extravagant Christmas musical production, this powerhouse group of classically trained musicians come together to create nothing short of an electrifying evening of holiday rock music. They will be preforming Friday, December 9th at 7:00 pm. at The Legacy Theater in Carthage.

Untold Nauvoo Stories

Untold Nauvoo Stories

Feb 03, 2023 12:30 pm - Feb 04, 2023 7:45 pm

Date: Feb 03, 2023 12:30 pm - Feb 04, 2023 7:45 pm
Website: http://untoldnauvoostories.com

The City of Nauvoo, Nauvoo Tourism Office, Joseph Smith Historic Site and Historic Nauvoo sponsor an annual gathering to celebrate the full gamut of Nauvoo's legacy - its Native American peoples, its origins as a river town, its role in the Latter-day Saints' history, its place in the utopian Icarian movement, its appeal to German immigrants, its contribution to the Sisters of St. Benedict ministry, its significance in Midwest viticulture, its reflection of trends in American agriculture, and its rebirth as a point of heritage tourism. This gathering is a venue for sharing stories that have not yet entered into the standard narrative of the histories of Hancock and Lee counties. The 13th Annual Untold Nauvoo Stories symposium will be held February 3rd and 4th 2023 at various locations throughout Nauvoo.

The Nauvoo and British Pageants

The Nauvoo and British Pageants

Jul 05, 2022 8:30 pm - August 11, 2023 10:00 pm

Location: Nauvoo Pageant
Date: August 11, 2023 8:30 pm - Jul 30, 2022 10:00 pm
Website: https://www.nauvoohistoricsites.org/performances/pageants/

The Nauvoo Pageant fills the summer evenings of Nauvoo with authentic hymns and folk songs, lively dances and tender moments that share the joy and tell the stories of the early days of Nauvoo. Inspired by journals, sermons and historic records of the period, the pageant is a fun and enjoyable performance with a great story to tell.

The British Pageant steps back in time to help us remember the sacrifice of the early Christian reformers and the faith and sacrifice exhibited by early converts as they embraced the light of the restored gospel.

The pageant performances are held Tuesday through Saturday night. Come early and enjoy the Country Fair starting at 7:00 p.m. Join in a variety of pioneer games and activities. Enjoy some toe tapping music while learning pioneer dances.

Learn more about the Nauvoo and British Pageant and other activities.